INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND DEVELOPING ECONOMIES - 2017/8
Module code: ECOM029
JAIMOVICH E Dr (Economics)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 7
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
Lecture Hours: 16
Tutorial Hours: 4
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|School-timetabled exam/test||IN-SEMESTER TEST - 1 HOUR AND 40 MINUTES||50|
|Examination||EXAMINATION - 1 HOUR AND 40 MINUTES||50|
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
The course is mainly aimed at reviewing modern theories of international finance, with special reference to developing economies. It is very important for the student with up-to-date econometrics methods.
Make students aware of the modern theories of international finance
Prepare students to be able to assess economic policies in the context financially open economies.
|Apply to module aims to the real world in the context of the macroecony of open economies.|
|Continue studying International Finance at PhD level.|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Indicative content includes:
Small Open Endowment Economy
International Risk Sharing
Financial Development and Growth
Financial Development and International Trade
Institutions, Property Rights and Growth
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
Achieve the above stated goals.
The learning and teaching methods include:
2 hour formal lectures per week x 8 weeks
2 hour tutorials per week x 2 weeks
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the course. The use of two mid-term tests seems best suited to this.
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
One in-semester test and one final examination, each worth 50%, consisting of essay and/or problem style questions, typically scheduled in week 6 and weeks 13-15, respectively.
Formative assessment and feedback
Students will receive feedback based on homeworks
Reading list for INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND DEVELOPING ECONOMIES : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/ecom029
Programmes this module appears in
|International Economics, Finance and Development MSc||2||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|
|Economics MSc||2||Optional||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|
|Economics and Finance MSc||2||Optional||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|
Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.